Saints sign Weaver, release Givens

The New Orleans Saints signed offensive tackle Jason Weaver and released receiver Chris Givens. Weaver (6-foot-5, 305 pounds) is a second-year pro who spent time on the Miami Dolphins' practice squad last year and also spent time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Cincinnati Bengals in the 2013 offseason.

Weaver is a New Orleans native who prepped at Edna Karr High School and played college football at Southern Mississippi.